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Forum: Substrate 04-09-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By jersysman
For my home, I would prefer a dark substrate. The...

For my home, I would prefer a dark substrate. The whiteness of pool filter sand is too start, IMO. I do like sand, though, for Cichlid shell dwellers. Where there are plants, I prefer a darker...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-09-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By jersysman
I only dose about 1/2 of the dosage for my tank...

I only dose about 1/2 of the dosage for my tank of Amanos. So far no difficulties.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-09-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By jersysman
First time I ever felt sympathy for a shrimp. :)

First time I ever felt sympathy for a shrimp. :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-09-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By jersysman
I just have found it easier to raise critters...

I just have found it easier to raise critters that like your particular water instead of chasing the ph. Adding particular rocks that will raise ph... crushed coral. and the like will help.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-09-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By jersysman
I might have missed it. What size tank is that...

I might have missed it. What size tank is that and what do you have for lights?
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-09-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,529
Posted By jersysman
I'll probably be getting some Boraras naevus when...

I'll probably be getting some Boraras naevus when I stock my 10 gallon. Those and either the yellows or sakuras that I was looking at.
Forum: Fish 04-08-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By jersysman
I would go with Amano Shrimp, Boraras Brigittae,...

I would go with Amano Shrimp, Boraras Brigittae, and a Nerite. The BBs are tiny. I have some in my 12 gallon along with Amanos.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-08-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By jersysman
I've only seen pictures, but I prefer a solid...

I've only seen pictures, but I prefer a solid color and no stripes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By jersysman
Then you might be better off getting some liquid...

Then you might be better off getting some liquid ferts that have all of them in there. There are some sponsors on here that do that (Root Medic) comes to mind. Good luck with the Anacharis. I found...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,529
Posted By jersysman
Rachel, what are those Rasboras that were right...

Rachel, what are those Rasboras that were right next to the Brigittae? They were small and cute also. I will give those a try next I think.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By jersysman
I was about to mention the recall on the...

I was about to mention the recall on the Stealths. I used to use them all the time until the recall then I took it out immediately. I'd get another heater ASAP. The other heater will be working...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-06-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 28,444
Posted By jersysman
I added the boiling water to it. I put some in...

I added the boiling water to it. I put some in my tank and my Amanos and Chilis love it! The Amanos were trying to pick it up and take it somewhere that they could have it all to themselves. It's so...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 28,444
Posted By jersysman
I just made my first batch of Shrimp Soufle. I...

I just made my first batch of Shrimp Soufle. I have it in the mold cooling. It is a good think my fiance was not here at the time. Let's just say the smell would have not been pleasing to her...
Forum: Aquascaping 04-05-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By jersysman
Have you ever considered using super glue? That...

Have you ever considered using super glue? That is what I use to attach ferns and mosses to driftwood and rocks. By the way, I use 2 10 watt 6500k CFLs with my 10 gallon. I get good growth. I had...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By jersysman
Looks very familiar!

Looks very familiar!
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,529
Posted By jersysman
Rachel, the Amanos and Chillis are doing great! I...

Rachel, the Amanos and Chillis are doing great! I am going to have to get a camera so that I can share some pictures. Unfortunately, when I was coming back home from your place, my check engine...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-05-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 28,444
Posted By jersysman
A question on food delivery. How do most of you...

A question on food delivery. How do most of you feed this food? Do you mold it into small cubes and just drop the cubes in? I have an extra terra cotta brown sugar dish. Can you put some food...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-05-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By jersysman
I hope she pulls through. Nice PFRs!

I hope she pulls through. Nice PFRs!
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By jersysman
I had two 13 watt bulbs on my 10 and it became an...

I had two 13 watt bulbs on my 10 and it became an algae farm, so I changed to 2 10 watt bulbs and that has worked better. I do not have CO2 on this tank.
Forum: Fish 04-04-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By jersysman
I would up the count of Otos to at least 6. That...

I would up the count of Otos to at least 6. That would provide happier Otos.
Forum: Substrate 04-04-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,000
Posted By jersysman
I have been using Eco-Complete for years and have...

I have been using Eco-Complete for years and have never had any problems with growing things with it. As others have stated, sometimes stem plants have trouble staying down, so I started planting...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-04-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By jersysman
An algae breakout. Especially BBA. At least...

An algae breakout. Especially BBA. At least that is what happened to me when I had too much light with no CO2 or too little CO2.
Forum: Plants 04-04-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By jersysman
I've never had super glue fail. Just a little...

I've never had super glue fail. Just a little goes a long way. I just got some new java and willow moss. Super glued one to driftwood and one to a rock. After a week, the java is greening up again...
Forum: Invertebrates by Msjinkzd 04-03-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,529
Posted By jersysman
When she says they are tiny, they are very tiny! ...

When she says they are tiny, they are very tiny! I agree that they might get lost in a 50 gallon. I bought 16 of them for my 12 gallon and should have gotten some more. They are a great fish for...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-03-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By jersysman
I would also agree with Tigers. I have been...

I would also agree with Tigers. I have been looking at them for my 7.8 - 8.0 ph water. From what I have read, they are pretty hardy.
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